Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology

Experimental Field

Tent Experiment with wild bees and plants inside the tents

Experiment to extract the soil fauna with special emergence trap

Apple trees in pots

Pollination experiment: Crips bags over apple flowers to controll the pollination

Special tubes for underground nesting animals

Nesting site (Insect hotel) for stem nesting wildbees, waps and theirs parasitoids


Trap nests with reed stems for stem nesting bees, wasp and their parasitoids. Some stems are closed with clay by bees.

Osmia bicolor -female- on reed internodes

A vertical wall of loam as nesting site habitat